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Lenovo G50-45

Lenovo G50-45 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 16GB Sep 2014
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio, and up to AMD Radeon R5 M230 2GB 3D... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo has good average reviews for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50-45 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

We compared all the other 16GB internal memory laptops to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y50 UHD is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-45 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-45 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo G50-45 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The slowest processor frequency of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-45 is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G50-45 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-45 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-45.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-45 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-45 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-45 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m².

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.9 megapixels, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of this type and age is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-45 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Lenovo G50-45 has a L2 processor cache which is better than most many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it. Most many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best processor cache level is L3.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-45

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the G50-45.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G50-45.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the HP 17 G2 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly standard weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50-45.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-45 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(2)
10 November 2016

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Robust build
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Android application has limited number of customization options available
15 September 2015

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Brightest display
Lightest in class
Relatively fast hard drive
Very affordable
Casing and input devices good quality
Worstinclass battery life
Unresponsive keyboard
Disposable feel
Inferior screen
Hardly gaming suitable

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 22 September 2014 by Alexander V.
(Verified Purchase)

I researched YouTube videos on how to remove pre-installed apps, programs ,not needed files, how to load laptop faster. The results are awesome...

Quick, fast, keys nice feeling, loads fast
Since I haven't upgraded laptops for 6 years (I chose to rebuild two years back, which took more money than I paid for this laptop, so bad decision there), this sleek, slim, and lightweight laptop is
The transition between Windows 8's panel mode and traditional mode is seamless and quick, allowing you to quickly get to what you want while still allowing you to use your computer in a familiar way
The addition of a number pad on the keyboard is a little confusing, as the spacing I'm used to for the arrow keys and a much smaller enter button is different, but it's great since the music scoring s
The laptop is incredibly quiet and runs very cool, a great change from my old Inspiron's fan whirring to life every 10 minutes
None at this time
The speakers, although good, are on the bottom side of the laptop. This is disappointing, especially if you're consistently putting your laptop in your lap, which muffles the sound dramatically. When
There is no Windows code sticker, documentation, or installation disc included with the laptop
It is the worst laptop I have ever used. First of all I hate windows 8 and then on top of it's battery life is nothing may 2 hours maximum and the touch pad ughhhhh. . there is no precision. The mouse
Weird processor

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